Plea to avoid death
CONROE, TEXAS- A woman pleaded guilty to murdering a mom and kidnapping her baby to avoid a possible death sentence.
Verna McClain made the plea in return for life without parole.
She shot 28-year-old Kala Golden-Schuchardt last year outside a pediatric clinic in a suburb of Houston and snatched her 3-day-old son, Keegan.
He was later found safe with McClain's sister who told authorities McClain intended to adopt the boy.
Police and McClain's relatives said she had a miscarriage and was desperate to find a baby to pass off as her own.
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